The land Disputes court (The District Land and Housing Tribunals) Regulation, 2003

The Land Disputes Courts (The District Land and Housing Tribunals) Regulation, 2003 is a piece of legislation in Tanzania that establishes the District Land and Housing Tribunals (DLHTs) and outlines their jurisdiction, powers, and procedures. The DLHTs are quasi-judicial bodies that have the authority to hear and determine disputes relating to land and housing.

What are the DLHTs?

The DLHTs are a three-tiered system of courts that are located at the districts levels. The district DLHTs are the primary courts for hearing land and housing disputes. The high courts (land divisions) hear appeals from the district DLHTs, and the Courts of Appeals appeals from the The high courts (land divisions).

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What is the jurisdiction of the DLHTs?

The DLHTs have jurisdiction to hear and determine a wide range of disputes relating to land and housing, including:

  • Disputes over ownership of land
  • Disputes over boundaries of land
  • Disputes over rights of way
  • Disputes over the use of land
  • Disputes over the sale of land
  • Disputes over the eviction of tenants

What are the powers of the DLHTs?

The DLHTs have a wide range of powers, including:

  • Summoning witnesses and taking evidence under oath
  • Inspecting land
  • Ordering the payment of compensation
  • Issuing orders for the eviction of tenants

What are the procedures of the DLHTs?

The DLHTs follow a simplified procedure that is designed to be accessible to all parties. The procedures are outlined in the Land Disputes Courts (The District Land and Housing Tribunals) Regulation, 2003.

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Why are the DLHTs important?

The DLHTs are an important part of the Tanzanian justice system. They provide a fair and accessible forum for parties to resolve disputes relating to land and housing. The DLHTs have helped to reduce the backlog of cases in the High Court and to improve access to justice for all Tanzanians.

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